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The Fire Gospel - Michel Faber
The Fire Gospel
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781847672780 (1847672787)
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
Series: Eho (#2)
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Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
Fairy tale? Myth? Legend? Religion? What do thses terms means?Well, I'm not answering the question. You figure it out. But Faber does deal with the question in this book.Part modern morality tale, Faber's Canongate volume attacks the play of religion in the media? What play I hear you ask? ...
Eccentric Musings (jakaEM)
Eccentric Musings (jakaEM) rated it
Underwhelming. I like my satire more scathing and my humour, well, funnier. This book needed to be at least twice as long, with a slower build-up and many more scenes of the damage Theo Grippen's book was causing to the faithful. It needed detail...everywhere, but especially the ending, which fra...
Another fine mess
Another fine mess rated it
Review placeholder.... too busy grading....Faber's novel is more novel-ish, maybe novelette, an update of the Prometheus legend for the Myths series. A tightly-wound, underwhelming scholar of Aramaic happens upon a lost gospel, and translates--dreaming of big bucks and fame, but unleashing hell. T...
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